Res neque ab infernis (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2018-03-19)  CPDL #49090:         
Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2018-03-19).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 83 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1569 print. Original pitch (chiavi naturali) and note values. Alto parts are in tenor clef.

General Information

Title: Res neque ab infernis
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Genre: SecularMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1569 in Cantiones aliquot 5 vocum, no. 4
    2nd published: 1604 in Magnum opus musicum, no. 307

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Res neque ab infernis neque terrae sedibus orta est
amor aethereo sed numine nata deorum
nobili ab excelsi descendit origine caeli,
ergo piis animis placidum sectemur amorem,
almaque tranquillae veneremur commoda pacis.